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Wednesday Evening's Headlines: Stabbing, Retirement Savings, Helicopter Crash Hits Home

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Here are some stories making headlines Wednesday around the region:

Man Killed in Continental Gardens Stabbing - Butte-Silverbow Sheriff Ed Lester says the incident occurred at around 1:45 a.m. after a verbal argument over money broke out between the two men. Lester says the suspect allegedly pulled a large butcher knife during the argument and stabbed the victim in the neck. http://bit.ly/1iEr95d

Florence Fire Department Investigated for Alleged Criminal Activity - The Florence Volunteer Fire Department Board of Trustees launched a private investigation into alleged illegal and unethical activity within the department. In February, a former firefighter accused the chief of dispatching unqualified firefighters to wildfires and more than a dozen other illegal acts. http://bit.ly/1hylKtP

People Not Saving Enough for Retirement - A surprising 36% of workers claim to have less than a $1,000 dollars saved for retirement. Another 60% of workers aren't much better off saying they have less than $25,000 dollars saved, according to a recent national study conducted by the Employee Benefit Institute and Greenwald and Associates. http://bit.ly/1gBjijN

Airport Officials Comment on Missing Flight - At Billings Logan International Airport, travelers are saying the wait at the airport is worth it. The question on everyone's mind is, "how does a jetliner disappear into thin air?" The search for missing Malaysian Flight 370 has grown to size of the continental United States, and still, there is no closure for family members. http://bit.ly/1delTWk

Helicopter Crash Hits Close To Home For Spokane Media - Tuesday's crash in Seattle hits close to home for many who work in the Spokane media, especially those who were working almost 30 years ago. That's when a KREM-TV helicopter crashed during take-off, killing the two people on board. http://bit.ly/1d1B44M

Fatal Shooting at Pasco Home Ruled Justified - A Pasco homeowner who shot and killed a man who was trying to enter his home along Savory Drive has been ruled as justified. http://bit.ly/OysVtL

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  • Review panel clears Yakima police officer for kicking teen

    Review panel clears Yakima police officer for kicking teen

    Thursday, November 8 2018 12:47 AM EST2018-11-08 05:47:57 GMT

    YAKIMA, Wash. (AP) - The Yakima police officer who pepper-sprayed and kicked a teenager while breaking up a fight has returned to regular patrol duties. The Yakima Herald-Republic reports officer Ian Cole will not face administrative action after a use of force review board concluded his actions were reasonable.  

    YAKIMA, Wash. (AP) - The Yakima police officer who pepper-sprayed and kicked a teenager while breaking up a fight has returned to regular patrol duties. The Yakima Herald-Republic reports officer Ian Cole will not face administrative action after a use of force review board concluded his actions were reasonable.  

  • University of Montana seeks to reduce budget by $5M

    University of Montana seeks to reduce budget by $5M

    Wednesday, November 7 2018 11:35 PM EST2018-11-08 04:35:36 GMT
    University of MontanaUniversity of Montana

    MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) - The University of Montana is planning to reduce its faculty by 58 members and cut its budget by $5 million by 2021. The Missoulian reports provost Jon Harbor says the university expects to drop 12 percent of its faculty, but it aims to keep tenured members and those on track for tenure.    

    MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) - The University of Montana is planning to reduce its faculty by 58 members and cut its budget by $5 million by 2021. The Missoulian reports provost Jon Harbor says the university expects to drop 12 percent of its faculty, but it aims to keep tenured members and those on track for tenure.    

  • Group calls for moratorium on boat tours of endangered orcas

    Group calls for moratorium on boat tours of endangered orcas

    Wednesday, November 7 2018 7:29 PM EST2018-11-08 00:29:43 GMT
    Ken Balcomb - Center for Whale ResearchKen Balcomb - Center for Whale Research

    SEATTLE (AP) - A Washington state task force on critically endangered Northwest orcas wants to temporarily suspend whale-watching boat tours focused on those whales. The group advising the governor voted Tuesday to recommend a three- to five-year moratorium on viewing southern resident killer whales by all boats in Puget Sound. 

    SEATTLE (AP) - A Washington state task force on critically endangered Northwest orcas wants to temporarily suspend whale-watching boat tours focused on those whales. The group advising the governor voted Tuesday to recommend a three- to five-year moratorium on viewing southern resident killer whales by all boats in Puget Sound. 

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